TBEARS Center for Gulf Coast Environmental Health Phone Link


An affiliate of Fussy Baby Network

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IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Tulane Building Early Relationships Support and Services (TBEARS) Program will start taking referrals on August 1, 2019.  

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There is no quick fix-but there is help through Tulane Building Early Relationships Support & Services (TBEARS), our program for parents adjusting to the addition of a baby in the family. TBEARS is a prevention intervention program created to support families with promoting infant sleeping, calming, bonding, and/or feeding.  TBEARS has also offered services to parents who are stressed, overwhelmed, or are experiencing issues with postpartum mood or anxiety.

Our infant specialists have worked with caregivers to find more ways to soothe, care for, and enjoy their baby. We have also explored ways to reduce stress while supporting caregivers in their important roles as a parents.

The TBEARS program has been a good fit for caregivers interested in learning more about:

• Infant development 
• Techniques for sleep, calming, or feeding baby 
• Bonding with your baby
• Support for parents (stress, mental health)

Our areas of expertise include:

• Parent-infant relationship development and bonding
• Infant and toddler development, including sleep, crying, and feeding
• Lactation consultation 
• Promoting developmentally appropriate play 
• Parental postpartum mood and anxiety concerns  
• Selecting quality childcare services 
• Community resources for families with young children 

Proudly serving moms, dads, grandparents, foster parents, and caregivers of all kinds.

TBEARS has offered a range of support services and all families are welcome. For more about our program, check out the newslink below. 

http://www.wwltv.com/story/news/health/2015/07/28/free-program-skills/30804781/

The Fussy Baby Network New Orleans & Gulf Coast program and affiliated research is brought to you in partnership with Erikson Institute, a graduate school in child development. It was supported through the Baton Rouge Area Foundation and the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program.

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